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Wednesday, 28 September 2011

Daring to Haiku

Jenn at www.youknowthatblog.com has dared us to haiku.






They're playing chicken
Crossing before the train comes.

A dare's a dare, right?



So devil-may-care
He's setting you a challenge
Do you dare accept?


I'm going for broke.
On bended knee or cookie
How will I ask her?


Thanks to everyone for their well wishes. I am feeling much less foggy headed, which is great, though energy levels are still not 100%.

18 comments:

  1. Gosh, Madeleine! This is a devil may care sort of episode. It frightens me to be faced with such choices!

    Hank

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  2. Glad to hear you're feeling better - these are great, so full of anticipation in so few words. I'm going to have to get back to Haiku!

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  3. Definitely some devilish dares...great job!

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  4. Hooray for Haikus! Those are quite good. :)

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  5. Like the darting before the train dare. A lot of tension in a short amount of words there.

    Glad you're feeling better too. You know I have the same thyroid issues. Some days my energy levels just plummet.

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  6. Glad to hear you're feeling better.

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  7. REminds me of the double dog dares of my youth.

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  8. I'm glad to hear you're feeling better! :)

    Great haikus--though they are a bit ominous!

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  9. some dares can be very dumb and turn out badly..

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  10. Glad you're feeling better! And great haikus!

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  11. These dares are usually ones young people or those with the energy of youth would pull off. The train track is my kind of image. That looks like a house to me at the end. Whatever it is, I love it!

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  12. THANKS EVERYONE!

    L G Smith - Bless you for your lovely comments. Interesting to hear you have thyroid problems too.

    Golden Eagle - I've just added a lighter hearted one to redress the balance.

    Hazel - I think it's a rather large train at the far end of the railway line.

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  13. Marvelous! I loved all three. Well done.

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  14. That first one is a scary dare-devilry!! I would be chicken too!! I stay far away from any dare devil acts!! :)

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  15. I love that last one with the ring coming out of the fortune cookie!

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  16. Finally a moment to sit and catch up!

    Glad you're feeling better! It can really take you down, can't it? Seems the older I get the harder it is to bounce back. *sigh*

    Great set of haiku!

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